For Seniors

Health

  • 911 – Emergency police, medical, fire and rescue services: Call 911
  • Healthline 811 – health, mental health and addictions advice; including assessment of symptoms of COVID19: Call 811
  • Government of SK Covid19 Self-Assessment Tool: View>
  • Doctors’ appointments by phone – contact physician’s offices.
  • Canadian Mental Health Association Saskatoon Branch: View>
  • Home fitness and leisure resource guide: View>

Food & Essentials

  • CHEP Good Food Delivery – has been designated Food Security Lead for Seniors by United Way of Saskatoon & Area as part of the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program. They can deliver free grocery items to seniors by phone or by form. Call: 306-655-4575. New Horizons for Seniors Order Form. View>
  • Friendship Inn – take-away breakfasts and lunches 306-242-5122
  • White Buffalo Youth Lodge – lunch and supper delivery 306-653-7676
  • Salvation Army – Grocery and pharmacy deliveries for those in need. covid19response@salvationarmysaskatoon.org  (306) 477-2363
  • YXE Community Response COVID19 – volunteer grocery delivery and other errands for isolated seniors 306-361-4357; yxecovid19help@gmail.com
  • World Sikh Aid Foundation Saskatoon – grocery delivery to people in need. 306.880.3898, 306.715.3366 or 306.241.6537
  • Islamic Association of Saskatchewan – Saskatoon – groceries, drive to the doctor info@islamiccenter.sk.ca or president@islamiccenter.sk.ca
  • Saskatoon Services for Seniors (306) 668 2762 View>
  • Pharmacies (like Shoppers Drug Mart) deliver prescriptions, some will also deliver over-the-counter medications
  • YXE City Cabs Free Prescription Pick-Up for seniors 306-444-3333
  • Operation Lifeline – Old phones refurbished and donated to seniors isolated in care homes or hospitals 306-668-4653

Community Resource Directories

Phone & Other Supports

  • Alzheimer Society of SK – Dementia Helpline at 1-877-949-4141 or 306-683-6322
  • Canadian Red Cross – Friendly Phone program for SK 1-306-216-6602; matches seniors with volunteers
  • The Messenger Ox Project – Stay connected with loved ones in care homes through video: View>
  • Saskatoon Public Library – Ask Us; One on One Tech Support How to use SPL during closures; Outreach Workers by phone 306.657.8556 or 306.657.8768
  • Saskatoon Council on Aging – phone 306.652.2255 for inquiries, referrals and telephone visit program.
  • Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service (306) 933-6200
  • Saskatoon Open Door Society – Programs for Seniors including Phone Buddy check-in calls, online Zoom conversations and activities including cooking, crafts, exercise cep@sods.sk.ca
  • YXE Community Response phone support hotline 306-361-4357

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